Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 793

KJV Translation Count — 33x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: ...well (10), good (9), please (6), goodly (2), better (2), cheer (1), comely (1), do (1), pleased 5869 (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to be good, be pleasing, be joyful, be beneficial, be pleasant, be favourable, be happy, be right
a. (Qal)
1. to be pleasant, be delightful
2. to be glad, be joyful
3. to be better
4. to be well with, be good for
5. to be pleasing
b. (Hiphil) to do well, do good, act right, act rightly

Strong's Definitions

towb, tobe; a primitive root, to be (transitively, do or make) good (or well) in the widest sense: — be (do) better, cheer, be (do, seem) good, (make) goodly, X please, (be, do, go, play) well.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And Moses said unto Hobab, the son of Raguel the Midianite, Moses' father in law, We are journeying unto the place of which the LORD said, I will give it you: come thou with us, and we will H2895 thee H2895: for the LORD hath spoken H2895 concerning Israel.


And it shall be, if thou go with us, yea, it shall be, that what H2895ness the LORD shall H2895 unto us, the same will we H2895 unto thee.


And say thou unto the people, Sanctify yourselves against to morrow, and ye shall eat flesh: for ye have wept in the ears of the LORD, saying, Who shall give us flesh to eat? for it was H2895 with us in Egypt: therefore the LORD will give you flesh, and ye shall eat.


And when Balaam saw that it H2895d the LORD to bless Israel, he went not, as at other times, to seek for enchantments, but he set his face toward the wilderness.


How H2895ly are thy tents, O Jacob, and thy tabernacles, O Israel!


Ye shall walk in all the ways which the LORD your God hath commanded you, that ye may live, and that it may be H2895 with you, and that ye may prolong your days in the land which ye shall possess.


And it shall be, if he say unto thee, I will not go away from thee; because he loveth thee and thine house, because he is H2895 with thee;


Thine eye shall not pity him, but thou shalt put away the guilt of innocent blood from Israel, that it may go H2895 with thee.


Let our lord now command thy servants, which are before thee, to seek out a man, who is a cunning player on an harp: and it shall come to pass, when the evil spirit from God is upon thee, that he shall play with his hand, and thou shalt be H2895.


And it came to pass, when the evil spirit from God was upon Saul, that David took an harp, and played with his hand: so Saul was refreshed, and was H2895, and the evil spirit departed from him.